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Caffi Porthdinllaen, Lon Golff, Morfa Nefyn LL53 6BE
To consider the above application
The panel and the officers were introduced to everyone that was present and it was announced that everyone had up to 5 minutes to share their observations on the application.
On behalf of the premises: Mr James Munday (applicant) and Mrs Wena P Williams
Others invited: Mr Ian Williams (North Wales Police)
Mr Peter Jones, Mrs Hazel Pielow, Mr T Gareth Gruffydd, Mr Idris Williams, Mrs Shan Gruffydd, Mr Tony Connelly, Mrs Dolwen Williams
a) The report and recommendation of the Licensing Section
Submitted – the report of the Licensing Manager giving details of the application for a premises licence for Caffi Porthdinllaen, Lôn Golff, Morfa Nefyn in relation to the supply of alcohol on and off the premises from midday until 11pm, every day, and to play recorded music on the premises. A provision to deliver food orders off the premises will be offered and ordering alcohol as part of the food order will be part of the offer. It was highlighted that the premises was currently used as a café that was open until late afternoon, with an outside area for customers.
Attention was drawn to the proposed hours in the report. It was noted that the Licensing Authority had sufficient evidence for the application to be submitted in accordance with the requirements of the Licensing Act 2003 and the relevant regulations.
Reference was made to measures recommended by the applicant to promote the licensing objectives along with the responses that were received during the consultation period.
It was noted that 20 letters / e-mails had been received, with 19 objecting to the application based on the licensing objectives. Attention was drawn to the objections received from the Local Member, Nefyn Town Council, and local residents in the report. It was highlighted that some of the objections included concerns about the parking provision, parking problems along the narrow road as well as an increase in traffic. No response has been received from the Transportation Unit to these concerns.
In response to comments about anti-social incidents and noise concerns, it was noted that the Environmental Health and Safety Service had neither received formal complaints regarding this nor complaints on the impact of late night lighting and waste disposal. An Officer representing the Police noted that no anti-social incidents had been recorded by them.
b) In considering the application, the following procedure was followed:
· Members of the Sub-committee and the applicant were given an opportunity to ask questions of the Licensing Manager.
· The applicant was invited to expand on the application.
· Consultees were given an opportunity to submit their observations.
· The licensee, or his representative, was invited to respond to the observations.
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the licensee.
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the consultees.
c) In expanding on the application, the applicant noted that he was happy with what had been submitted and reiterated the following observations:
· There was no intention ... view the full minutes text for item 4.